Dalton & Finegold
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William J. Dalton

William J. Dalton

William J. Dalton is a partner in the law firm of Dalton & Finegold, LLP. Mr. Dalton completed his undergraduate work at the University of New Hampshire and received his Juris Doctorate from the Massachusetts School of Law. He worked as a staff attorney for the National Association of Government Employees and the International Brotherhood of Police Officers negotiating contracts and labor/employment disputes. He has also worked at two other firms specializing in Real Estate and Corporate Law.  Mr. Dalton is admitted to the bar in both Massachusetts and New Hampshire. (top)

Barry R. Finegold

Barry R. Finegold

Barry R. Finegold is a partner in the law firm of Dalton & Finegold, LLP specializing in Real Estate and Estate Planning. Before practicing law, Mr. Finegold worked for Mercantile Bank in Boston, MA and as a Senior Loan Officer for Accubanc Mortgage in Burlington, MA. Mr. Finegold is also currently serving as State Representative for Andover and Lawrence, MA. Previously, he served as a Selectman in the Town of Andover. He is a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College, the Massachusetts School of Law, the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, and has worked for other law firms in the Andover area.  Mr. Finegold is admitted to the bar in Massachusetts. (top)

David J. Burbridge

David J. Burbridge

David J. Burbridge is a partner in the law firm of Dalton & Finegold, LLP, specializing in Estate and Special Needs Planning. Mr. Burbridge provides extensive trust and estate services to help clients preserve their wealth and to enable them to pass assets to their beneficiaries in the most appropriate and tax-efficient manner.He is also deeply committed to advising families of individuals with disabilities, working closely with those families seeking governmental services, and in securing those benefits through the use of Supplemental Special Needs Trusts. Prior to joining Dalton & Finegold, Mr. Burbridge led the Estate Planning department for Clark, Hunt & Embry, the largest law firm in the city of Cambridge. Mr. Burbridge is a cum laude graduate of The Tulane University School of Law, and previously earned degrees in both Public Communications and Business at Syracuse University. He is an active speaker in the community on the topics of Estate and Special Needs planning and is admitted to practice law in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (top)

Jesse I. Redlener

Jesse I. Redlener

Jesse I. Redlener is a partner in the firm specializing in all aspects of bankruptcy law and creditor’s rights.  Mr. Redlener represents consumer debtors in Chapter 7, 11, and 13 bankruptcy filings, pre-bankruptcy negotiations and out of court workouts.  He represents businesses debtors in Chapter 7 and 11 filings.  He also represents businesses seeking to protect their rights against troubled entities, both in and out of court.  Mr. Redlener has represented banks, trustees, landlords, secured and unsecured creditors, businesses and individuals in the various stages and chapters of bankruptcy.
 
Mr. Redlener is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts and the United States Court of Appeals for the First Circuit.  He earned his J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and received a B.A. from the University of Massachusetts at Boston, magna cum laude.  After graduating from law school, Mr. Redlener served a two-year appointment as a law clerk for the Honorable Henry J. Boroff of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts and worked in Boston prior to joining Dalton & Finegold. (top)

Philip H. Graeter

Philip H. Graeter

Philip H. Graeter is a partner in the firm specializing in litigation and dispute resolution.  Mr. Graeter represents businesses, partnerships, developers, and individuals in a wide range of disputes, including real property and land use issues, commercial real estate, business tort, contract, and fiduciary duty claims, insurance coverage, and professional liability litigation.  He is an experienced trial and appellate advocate and has also represented clients in arbitration and mediation, and before administrative agencies.

Mr. Graeter is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and before the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the First Circuit Court of Appeals, and the United States Supreme Court.  He is a graduate of Boston College Law School and Baylor University.  He practiced in Boston for ten years before joining Dalton & Finegold. (top)

Ken MacKenzie

Ken MacKenzie

Ken MacKenzie is a partner in the firm specializing in sophisticated commercial real estate law, with a focus on hotels and recreational uses.  He represents lenders, developers, tenants, management companies, and pension and opportunity funds in all aspects of real estate transactional matters.  Before joining Dalton & Finegold, he spent 25 years as a member of two of Boston's largest law firms, most recently as a partner and co-leader of the Goulston & Storrs Hospitality and Recreation Group.  Ken is a member of the International Society of Hospitality Consultants, part of the Hospitality Industry Advisory Board for New England Real Estate Journal, has been a guest lecturer at the Boston University School of Hospitality Administration and sits on the Development Committee of Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation (Roxbury/Dorchester Community Development Corporation).  He has been awarded the "AV" rating by Martindale. (top)

Christine Sullivan Higgins

Christine Sullivan Higgins

Christine Sullivan Higgins is a partner in the firm specializing in corporate and commercial lending.  Ms. Sullivan Higgins represents institutional lenders, borrowers and private equity funds in connection with structuring, documenting and administering syndicated and single bank credit facilities, (secured and unsecured) and loan workouts, including asset-based and cash flow facilities and leveraged buyouts and recapitalizations.  She also represents mezzanine funds in connection with structuring, documenting and administering subordinated debt facilities.  In addition, Ms. Sullivan Higgins represents individuals and companies in connection with general corporate work, including organization as a corporation, limited liability company or limited partnership.  She specializes in UCC Article 9 law.
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Ms. Sullivan Higgins is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.  She earned her J.D. from Suffolk University and received a B.A. from Boston College.  After graduating from law school, Ms. Sullivan Higgins practiced at a large law firm in Boston for twelve years before joining Dalton and Finegold. (top)

Jared Eigerman

Jared Eigerman

Jared Eigerman is a partner in the firm specializing in land use law, including sustainable development (green building).  Mr. Eigerman represents residential, commercial and institutional real estate developers to secure all necessary government approvals at the federal, state and local levels.  Before joining Dalton & Finegold, he was senior counsel at Goulston & Storrs in Boston, and spent a decade practicing land use law in San Francisco, one of the country's most complex regulatory environments, first as a Deputy City Attorney and later in private practice.  Mr. Eigerman is admitted in Massachusetts and California.  He is a LEED Accredited Professional for Operations and Maintenance (LEED AP O+M), and his professional memberships include the American Planning Association, the Urban Land Institute and a seat on the board of Boston Street Lab, a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the public realm.  Mr. Eigerman holds a J.D., cum laude, from the University of California - Hastings College of the Law, a Master of City Planning degree from the Department of City & Regional Planning at the University of California -- Berkeley, and an A.B, cum laude, from Harvard College.  He is a native of Newburyport, Massachusetts. (top)

Karen J. Kepler

Karen J. Kepler

Karen J. Kepler, a partner, has more than twenty years of experience in commercial real estate development and finance with an emphasis on facilitating public-private partnerships through affordable housing and community economic development projects. She represents for-profit and non-profit companies, financial institutions and quasi-public agencies in complex mixed-use developments, assisted living projects, HUD and Fannie Mae financed developments, federal and state low income housing tax credit and tax-exempt bond financed projects, New Markets Tax Credit developments and "comprehensive permit" projects under Chapter 40B.(top)

Kara J. Johnson

Kara J. Johnson

Kara J. Johnson is an Associate with the firm.  She practices in the areas of real estate, estate planning, bankruptcy, and employment law.  Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Johnson worked at the Massachusetts Office for Victim Assistance and at the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston.  Kara is a graduate of Boston College and earned her J.D. from Suffolk University Law School.  She is admitted to practice in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. (top)

Jessica M. Prince

Jessica M. Prince

Ms. Prince attended UMass Amherst, where she was a member of the Commonwealth College Honors Program and graduated summa cum laude. She earned a J.D. from Suffolk University Law School. Ms. Prince worked as a Legislative Aide to State Representative Barry R. Finegold from 2006 - 2008, and as Representative Finegold's Chief of Staff from 2008 - 2009. She is an Associate at Dalton & Finegold, where she specializes in Real Estate and Estate Planning. Ms. Prince is admitted to practice in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine and Connecticut . (top)

Kerri Burke

Kerri Burke

Ms. Burke graduated summa cum laude from Salem State College with a Bachelor's degree in English, and a minor in Political Science. She has been with the firm since it's inception 2000. (top)

Tina Lavoie

Tina Lavoie

Ms. Lavoie grew up in Lawrence,and attended Hesser College, where she obtained an Associates Degree in Paralegal Studies and a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice. She has worked in the field of real estate since 1999 and has been with Dalton & Finegold since 2005.  She currently resides in Plaistow, New Hampshire, and holds a New Hampshire real estate license. (top)

Samantha Zerfas

Samantha Zerfas

Ms. Zerfas attended Merrimack College, where she studied Political Science and Math and graduated summa cum laude. She has worked in the field of Real Estate for six years, and has been with Dalton & Finegold for three years. She is a native of Massachusetts. (top)

Rebecca Morin

Rebecca Morin

Ms. Morin grew up on the North Shore and lives in Danvers. She graduated from North Shore Community College with an Associate's degree in Paralegal Studies. She has worked as a real estate paralegal for nine years. (top)

Michelle Graham

Michelle Graham

Ms. Graham has been working as a Real Estate paralegal for the past seventeen years. She worked as a Escrow Officer in Honolulu, Hawaii for four years, and then worked for Chicago Title in Seattle, Washington for four years. She moved back to the Northshore area and has been with Dalton & Finegold since 2006. (top)

Tracy Camilo

Tracy Camilo

Ms. Camilo grew up in Massachusetts and attended the New England College of Finance in Boston, where she studied Business Management. She has more than twenty years of experience in mortgages, banking and real estate and earned her Massachusetts Real Estate License. Ms. Camilo's previous experience includes Century 21 & Carlson GMAC Real Estate and Andover Bank. (top)

Pattie Burke

Pattie Burke

Ms. Burke is a native of Massachusetts and has worked at Dalton & Finegold since 2005. (top)

Adam Dion

Adam Dion

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Partners

William J. Dalton 
bdalton@dfllp.com
978-269-6401

Barry R. Finegold 
bfinegold@dfllp.com
978-269-6402

David J. Burbridge 
dburbridge@dfllp.com
978-269-6413

Jesse I. Redlener
 jredlener@dfllp.com
978-269-6420

Philip H. Graeter
pgraeter@dfllp.com
978-269-6418

Ken MacKenzie
978-269-6405 kmackenzie@dfllp.com

Christine Sullivan Higgins
chiggins@dfllp.com
978-269-6417

Jared Eigerman
jeigerman@dfllp.com
978-269-6404

Karen J. Kepler
kkepler@dfllp.com
617-742-6500

Associates

Kara J. Johnson
kjohnson@dfllp.com
978-269-6405

Jessica M. Prince
jprince@dfllp.com
978-269-6416

Staff

Kerri Burke
Chief Operating Officer
ksburke@dfllp.com

978-269-6403

Tina Lavoie
Head Paralegal
tlavoie@dfllp.com
978-269-6409

Samantha Zerfas
Paralegal
szerfas@dfllp.com
978-269-6411

Rebecca Morin
Paralegal
rmorin@dfllp.com
978-269-6419

Michelle Graham
Post Closing Manager
mgraham@dfllp.com
978-269-6415

Tracy Camilo
Post Closing
tcamilo@dfllp.com
978-269-6414

Pattie Burke
Receptionist
pburke@goldtitle.net
978-269-6400

Adam Dion
Title Examiner
warpedx@gmail.com
978-269-6424